When the lights go down on the last Orientation gig, some of you may be left feeling like your liver needs to be replaced. While surgery is one option, Salient feature writer Nicola Kean spent seven days testing a healthier and cheaper alternative…
Archive for February, 2007
Made famous by appearances on Rove and South Park, Wing is a Chinese lady who came to New Zealand around 10 years ago, and has since made her singing debut. With a diverse range of songs up her sleeve and an upcoming appearance at Orientation, Wing’s huge fan base continues to grow. Nick Archer reports.
If you’re new to Wellington, or just a bit out of the loop as far as the city’s nightlife is concerned, you probably aren’t aware of the hip joints at which you should be hanging come night time. In the interests of student party fun-times and keeping you away from skanky bars, I took one […]
1. Life-Modelling 2. Bathing Nana 3. Delivering the eulogy 4. Born-again Baptist 5. Congo line
If you think being a university student makes you special then you are right. This place shapes and ejects the people who will one day transform New Zealand. Look around today and you’ll see a pack of insecure wannabes, but in years to come they’ll be wearing suits and wowing the rest of us with […]
Let’s face it – if you didn’t love books you probably wouldn’t be here at Vic. So, keeping that in mind, you’ll need a good summary of the best places to dust off a good book….
Vicky’s (aka, Mount Street Bar and Cafe) While you can find the occasional culinary gem between the rows of pies and fries at Vicky’s, most of the time you’ll be paying through the nose. Hey Eurest, a word to the wise: students don’t want to pay $4 for a sandwich, even if it does have […]
While Prince performed at the American Superbowl, I lost my only chance to interview Juliette Lewis – the most famous white-trash actress-turned-singer that I’m never going to talk to. Lewis’ agent told her to call Salient on Monday but he didn’t tell anyone at the Salient offi ce, so when she called at 2pm everyone […]
One of ‘second generation’ dub’s most influential producers, UK artist Mad Professor still swears by using retro recording equipment and doesn’t play favourites with his albums. Salient music editor Stacey Knott spoke to the Professor before his upcoming Orientation show.